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Presentations, Events & Appointments

Pacific McGeorge faculty develop and present at scholarly symposia and conferences on a wide range of legal issues.

  • Pacific McGeorge Global Center for Business and Development's Annual Global Symposium, held March 7-8, 2014 featured interdisciplinary panels of social scientists, social theorists and lawyers discussing the topic "Injury as Cultural Practice." Professor Anne Bloom, Associate Dean of Faculty Scholarship at Pacific McGeorge School of Law, co-organized and directed the symposium. Pacific McGeorge Dean Francis J. Mootz III and Franklin Gevurtz, Distinguished Professor of Law and co-director of the Pacific McGeorge Global Center for Business & Development, welcomed symposium attendees. Raquel Aldana, Professor of Law at Pacific McGeorge School of Law, was the discussant for the panel "Remedies for the Trauma & Brutality of Injuries." Read more.
  • Raquel Aldana was a commentator at a day-long roundtable discussion at UC Davis School of Law of chapters of a forthcoming book, "Legislating a New America," on the 50th Anniversary of the Immigration Act of 1965, on Feb. 28, 2014.
  • Michael Colatrella moderated a panel entitled "Psychology and Legal Ethics," at the Conference on Psychology and Lawyering: Coalescing the Field, held Feb. 20-21, 2014 at UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Clark Kelso was honored with a Hall of Fame Award at the California Public Sector CIO Academy 2014 meeting on Feb. 26, 2014. Read more.
  • Michael Malloy organized a panel, "Current Developments in International Contract Law," for the Ninth Annual International Conference on Contracts, held Feb. 21-22, 2014 at St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami Gardens, Florida. In connection with the panel, Malloy presented a paper entitled "And the measured tread of the grenadiers' — The Expansion of CISG Accession."
  • Michael Malloy has been appointed as a member of the Editorial Board of the Athens Journal of Business & Economics.
  • Paul Paton has been named as the next Dean, Faculty of Law, at University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada beginning July 1, 2014. Read more.
  • Paul Paton has been selected as a 2014 recipient of the Ontario Bar Association's Distinguished Service Award. The Award will be presented at the OBA Annual Awards Gala Dinner in Toronto on April 24. The OBA is the provincial branch of the national Canadian Bar Association.
  • Rachael Salcido travelled to Guatemala to conduct a workshop entitled "Introduction to the US Legal System and Environmental Law" through the Inter-American Program in partnership with the Secretariat for Environmental Matters CAFTA-DR on March 10-14, 2014. Luis Mogollon's work with the Secretariat for Environmental Matters created the opportunity for this workshop. It was attended by 28 prominent individuals, primarily attorneys but also engineers and political scientists working in the courts, government, NGOs and the private sector.
  • Jarrod Wong helped organize the Institute for Transnational Arbitration's 2014 Winter Forum, held Feb. 21-21, 2014 in Houston, Texas, as part of his role as a Winter Forum Task Force Co-Chair.
  • Linda Carter conducted two-day workshops for students and faculty on developing an international criminal law program and gave a talk entitled "The Importance of National Expertise for International Criminal Justice: Complementarity in Action," at Midlands State University School of Law in Gweru, Zimbabwe, and at University of Nairobi School of Law in Nairobi, Kenya in December 2013. The trip was part of the International Criminal Law University Outreach Programme and sponsored by the International Law Institute-African Centre for Legal Excellence.
  • Julie Davies was elected as the Chair-Elect of the AALS section on Part-Time Legal Education at the AALS Annual Meeting in New York, NY on Jan. 3, 2014.
  • Franklin Gevurtz presented his paper "Determining Extraterritoriality," at the Securities Regulation Section session at the AALS Annual Meeting in New York, NY on Jan. 3, 2014.
  • Franklin Gevurtz spoke on "Incorporating Transnational and Comparative Law Across the Curriculum: Advantages and Disadvantages," at the Advisory Committee on Globalization session on Globalization of Legal Education: Developing Optimal Models for Your Law School at the AALS Annual Meeting in New York, NY on Jan. 4, 2014.
  • Franklin Gevurtz moderated the annual Pacific McGeorge Breakfast for International Law Faculties and Members of the American Society of International Law Teaching International Law Interest Group on the topic "Converging Trends in Legal Education: Globalization Meets Experiential Legal Education," at the AALS Annual Meeting in New York, NY on Jan. 4, 2014.
  • Brian Landsberg was a panelist on the subject "Affirmative Action: The impact of Fisher v. University of Texas on Minority Communities," at the Bay Area Asian Pacific American Law Student Association Conference at UC Davis in Davis, CA on Jan. 25, 2014.
  • Courtney Lee was elected Chair-Elect of the AALS Section on Balance in Legal Education during the 2014 Business Meeting at the AALS Annual Meeting in New York, NY on Jan. 5, 2014.
  • Michael Malloy chaired a panel and presented a paper, "Core Principles as Source of Law: Socio-Economics Implications," during the extended program of the AALS Section on Socio-Economics, "Socio-Economics: The Ethical Foundation for Analyzing Law-Related Economic Issues," at the AALS Annual Meeting in New York, NY on Jan. 5, 2014. Malloy also presented "There are no Bitcoins, Only Bit Payers: Law, Policy and Socio-Economics of Virtual Currencies," at the same program.
  • Michael Malloy contributed posts to the Contracts Prof blog during January 2014. He posted "Global K: Contrasting Attitudes towards Arbitration Clauses" on Jan. 5, "Global K: Bitcoins — Actually a Virtual Problem" on Jan, 13, 2014.
  • Mike Mireles moderated a panel on the subject "Affirmative Action: The impact of Fisher v. University of Texas on Minority Communities," at the Bay Area Asian Pacific American Law Student Association Conference at UC Davis in Davis, CA on Jan. 25, 2014.
  • John Myers presented two workshops at the 28th Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment in San Diego, CA, on Jan. 29, 2014. The first workshop was on the topic "Forfeiture-By-Wrongdoing in Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, and Elder Abuse Cases." The second workshop was with Thomas D. Lyon of USC School of Law on the topic "Annual Review of Important Cases and Research."
  • Jarrod Wong presented his paper, "The subversion of state-to-state arbitration under bilateral investment treaties," at the 2013 Asian Society of International Law Biennial Meeting on Nov. 15, 2013 in New Delhi, India, which had selected the paper in its call-for-papers.
  • Raquel Aldana was a panelist on the subject "Defining Your Faculty Agenda Post-Tenure" at The North Eastern People of Color Conference (NEPOC) held at University of Puerto Rico School of Law Dec. 5-8, 2013.
  • Adrienne Brungess presented "Encouraging students to work digitally," at the Legal Writing Institute One-Day Workshop held at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, CA on Dec. 6, 2013.
  • Leslie Gielow Jacobs moderated a panel discussion about "Protecting Individual Privacy in the Internet Age: Where, if at all, Should Lines be Drawn, and Who Should be the Artist?" at the Inaugural Mike Belote Annual Endowed Capital Center Lecture at the Sutter Club in Sacramento on Dec. 5, 2013.
  • Maureen Moran presented "Apps and Other Innovations for Teaching LRW," at the Legal Writing Institute One-Day Workshop held at University of Oregon Law School in Eugene, OR on Dec. 6, 2013.
  • Mary-Beth Moylan presented http://www.mcgeorge.edu/News/Inaugural_Michael_Belote_Endowed_Lecture_Explored_Individual_Privacy_in_the_Internet_Age_.htm"Curricular Innovation Goes Global: Pushing the Boundaries of LRW," at the Legal Writing Institute One-Day Workshop held at University of Oregon Law School in Eugene, OR on Dec. 6, 2013.
  • Michael Malloy gave a formal lecture on the topic "New Challenges in Bank Supervision - Reform in the US," at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Faculty of Law, Queen Mary University of London, in London, UK on Dec. 6, 2013. Watch.
  • Michael Malloy gave a formal lecture on the topic "Institutional Organization of Supervision: Reform in the US," at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Faculty of Law, Queen Mary University of London, in London, UK on Dec. 13, 2013.
  • Michael Malloy's article, "Housing Policy and the Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision," based upon his contributions at the Seventy-Fourth Plenary Session of the Committee at the UN Offices in Geneva in October 2013, was included in the December 2013 issue of VITAL SPACES, the newsletter of the Committee On Housing And Land Management, UN Economic Commission for Europe.
  • Michael Malloy became a contributor to the ContractsProf blog in December 2013. He posted "Global K: Brazil and the CISG" on Dec. 2, "Global K : Economic Sanctions and Transnational Contracts" on Dec. 10 and "Global K: Sanctions Applied, Lessons Implied" on Dec. 15, "Global K: Meet The Mice" on Dec. 23 and "Global K: Socio-Economics Programs at the AALS Annual Meeting" on Dec. 30.
  • Brian Slocum was awarded a Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of California, Davis.
  • Michael Colatrella presented "Informed Consent in Mediation: Promoting Pro Se Parties' Informed Settlement Choice While Honoring the Mediator's Ethical Duties," at the AALS Section on Dispute Resolution Works-in-Progress Conference held Nov. 6-8, 2013 at Cardozo School of Law in NYC, New York.
  • Leslie Gielow Jacobs was a panelist on the subject "Emerging Issues in Compelled Commercial Speech," at the Jefferson Symposium on Compelled Commercial Speech at the University of Virginia School of Law in Charlottesville, VA on Oct. 24-25, 2013. Her co-panelists were Michael Siebecker, University of Denver Strum College of Law, and Leslie Kendrick, University of Virginia School of Law.
  • Courtney Lee presented "Changing Gears to Meet the New Normal in Legal Education," at the West Coast Consortium of Academic Support Professionals (WCCASP) Conference on Nov. 8, 2013 in San Diego, CA. Lee co-founded the WCCASP organization and participated in the conference planning committee.
  • Stephen McCaffrey has accepted the "Series Editor" position for the International Water Law Series of books to be published by Brill.
  • Francis J. Mootz III presented "The Integrity of Pseudo-arguments in Law," at the West Coast Rhetoric Scholarship Workshop on Nov. 15, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Paul Paton presented "The American Bar Association's Ethics 20/20 Commission and the Tortured Tale of Alternative Business Structures," to the Law Society of England and Wales' invited audience on Nov. 6, 2013 at Law Society premises in London, England.
  • Raquel Aldana was a panelist on the subject "Overcoming Isolation and Exclusion: Promoting Access to Justice for Language Minorities," at the LatCrit 2013 Biennial Conference (pdf) in Chicago, IL on Oct. 3-6, 2013. Her co-panelists were Gillian Dutton, Seattle; Beth Lyon, Villanova; Jayesh Rathod, AU; Deborah Weissman, UNC with Marc-Tizoc Gonzalez, St. Thomas as the moderator. At the conference Aldana also was the commentator for a discussion about the work in progress, "Homeless & Human: A Homeless Bill of Rights," by E. Sara Rankin of Seattle University School of Law.
  • Linda Carter was a panelist on the subject "Justice for Rwanda: did the International Criminal Tribunal achieve its aims?" at the 2013 Annual Conference for the International Bar Association (pdf) in Boston, MA on Oct. 8, 2013. Her co-panelists were Cecile Aptel, Senior Legal Advisor to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and professor at Tufts, and Maria Wilson, judge in the High Court in Trinidad and Tobago and formerly a prosecutor at the International Criminal Court and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
  • Franklin Gevurtz was a discussant for two papers at the Pacific West Business Law Scholars Colloquium in Portland, OR on Oct. 4, 2013. The papers were "Defined by Dictum: The Geography of Revlon-Land in Cash and Mixed Consideration Transactions" by Mohsen Manesh of University of Oregon School of Law and "The Collision Between the First Amendment and Securities Fraud" by Wendy Couture of University of Idaho College of Law.
  • Dorothy Landsberg, Pauline Nguyen, and Michael Colatrella accepted the 2013 Ninth Circuit ADR Education Award on behalf of Pacific McGeorge at the U.S. Eastern District Judicial Conference in Olympic Park at Lake Tahoe, CA on Oct. 5, 2013.
  • John Myers gave the keynote address about the prosecution of child sex abuse at the IV International Seminary about Child Sexual Assault: Victim Child Human Rights in the Criminal Process, sponsored by the Fundacion Amparo Y Justicia (Foundation for Care and Justice) in Santiago, Chile held Sept. 26-27, 2013. Myers also held a workshop during the seminary on the same topic.
  • Paul Paton presented an invited symposium paper, "Core Values Redux: The ABA Ethics 20/20 Commission and the Tortured Tale of Alternative Business Structures,", at the Fordham Law Review and the Stein Center for Law and Ethics Symposium, "The Legal Profession's Monopoly on the Practice of Law," at Fordham Law School in New York, NY on Oct. 18, 2013. In the paper Paton argues that the rhetoric of "core values" of the legal profession served as a proxy for anticompetitive efforts to limit domestic competition by non-lawyers and to stifle innovation, a position the profession could no longer afford to take in an increasingly global competitive market for legal services and a domestic market facing the pressure of unmet legal needs.
    • Paton presented "Core Values Redux: The ABA Ethics 20/20 Commission and the Tortured Tale of Alternative Business Structures" at the featured ethics scholarship section of the Canadian Association of Legal Ethics Annual Meeting, held at the University of Saskatchewan School of Law, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, on Oct. 25-26, 2013.
    • Paton moderated and organized "Ethics at the World Bank", featuring Paul Cadario, Distinguished Senior Fellow in Global Innovation, University of Toronto, as part of the Ethics Across the Professions Initiative Ethics at Noon Series on the Pacific McGeorge campus on Oct. 9, 2013.
    • Paton was a panelist on the keynote panel "Survey of the ABS Landscape in England and Wales, Australia, the U.S. and Canada," at the Law Society of Upper Canada Symposium on Alternative Business Structures for the Delivery of Legal Services, held in Toronto, Canada, on Oct. 4, 2013. Paton also served as a symposium workshop facilitator along with the past President of the Canadian Bar Association and the CEO of the Law Society of Upper Canada on ABS structural issues analysis.
  • Rachael Salcido presented "The Rocky Mountain Arsenal: On a Rocky Road to Building a Community Asset," at the Mile High Empire: Private & Public Lands in the Post-Colonial, Metropolitan US panel at the LatCrit 2013 Biennial Conference (pdf) in Chicago, IL on Oct. 3-6, 2013.
  • Anne Bloom chaired a panel and presented on the subject "Law and Concepts of Self: Bodies, Minds, Images, Identities," at the West Coast Law and Society Retreat at the University of Washington in Seattle, Wash. on Sept. 20, 2013.
  • Omar Dajani was a panelist on "UN-ilateralism? Palestinians in International Organizations and the Implications for Israel," at the J Street Conference in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 29, 2013.
  • Michael Malloy was the commentator for a discussion "Enforcement in a 'Regime Complex," by Sergio Puig of Stanford Law School, on Sept. 6, 2013 at the September 2013 meeting of the Northern California International Law Scholars (NCILS) at Santa Clara University Law School.
  • Brian Slocum presented his paper, "The Ordinary Meaning of Rules," at the Rules 2013 conference held at Jagellonian University in Krakow, Poland on Sept. 28, 2013.
  • Harriet Zook was named as one of two recipients of the 2013 WestPac Distinguished Member Award, which recognizes a history of service to the Chapter or exceptional service and/or achievements in the profession.
  • Lawrence Levine was a panelist on the subject "The New LGBT Legal Employment Market," at the National LGBT Bar-Lavender Law Conference in San Francisco, Calif. on Fri., Aug 23, 2014. Levine also co-facilitated "Teaching Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and the Law: A Roundtable Discussion," and participated in the Academic Advisory Committee at the conference.
  • John Myers gave the opening keynote address on the topic "Evidence Issues in Juvenile and family Law" at the National Conference of the National Association of Counsel for Children in Atlanta, Ga. on Aug. 26, 2013.
  • Paul Paton was a featured speaker and panelist at the American Bar Association's Annual Meeting CLE Showcase Program entitled "The New Ethical Terrain of Global Legal Services" in San Francisco, Calif. on Aug. 9, 2013.
    • Paton was a participant in the invitation-only presentation and discussion on "Regulating the practice of law: enabling high standards, client choice, and access to justice" hosted by the Law Society of England and Wales and involving the heads of Bar Councils or Law Societies from Germany, Denmark, France, Canada, the United States, and others at the British Consulate in San Francisco, Calif. on Aug. 8, 2103.
  • Anne Bloom presented "Pragmatic Realism as Therapeutic Jurisprudence in the International Disability Rights Context" at the International Congress on Law and Mental Health in Amsterdam, Netherlands on July 17, 2013.
  • Michele Finerty was elected as the Northern California Association of Law Libraries Vice-President/President-Elect on March 28, 2013.
    • Finerty was guest speaker on the panel entitled "Effective State Legislative Advocacy" during the American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA on July 13, 2013.
    • Finerty also developed and moderated a program in Seattle with Matthew Dominguez, the Humane Society's Public Policy Manager for Farm Animal Protection, entitled "Fighting Ag-Gag Laws: Moving the Ball Forward for Farm Animals," on July 12, 2013.
  • Fred Galves taught in UC Davis' USA Law Orientation Program for foreign judges, attorneys, and LL.M. students on the topics of Civil Procedure, Business Associations, and Securities Regulation from July 15-19, 2013.
  • Amy Landers was the commentator for a discussion of "Patent Club Convergence Among Countries," by Daniel Benoleil of University of Haifa Faculty of Law, on Aug. 8, 2013 at the 2013 Intellectual Property Scholars Conference at Cardozo Law.
  • Courtney Lee has been appointed Chair of the Scholarship Committee for the Association of Academic Support Educators (AASE).
  • Michael Malloy has been appointed Director of the Business and Law Research Division of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER).
    • Malloy participated as a member of the organizing committee for the 10th Annual International Conference on Law sponsored by the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER). He delivered "Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision: New Concepts and Challenges," as the opening paper at the conference on July 8, 2013. Malloy also chaired a panel that offered four interdisciplinary and comparative papers on developments in labor law and policy in the face of a variety of challenging legal, political, and technological challenges.
  • Paul Paton participated in The Aspen Institute's prestigious invitation-only Justice and Society Seminar in Aspen, CO from July 11 to July 17, 2013.
  • John Cary Sims taught the course, "Foreign Relations Law," in the Pacific McGeorge Summer Program in Salzburg from July 9 to July 23, 2013.
  • Greg Weber participated in a by-invitation-only training on law and economics for law professors at The Law & Economics Center at George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, VA from July 8 to July 19, 2013.
  • Raquel Aldana taught two courses, "Comparative Law Perspectives," and "Legal Spanish for U.S. Lawyers," in the Summer Pacific McGeorge Inter-American Program from May 25 to June 15, 2013.
  • Anne Bloom presented "Pragmatic Realism and the Conceptualization of International Disability Rights" at the Law & Society Annual Meeting 2013 in Boston, MA on June 2, 2013. She also served on the Law & Society Association's Annual Mentor Award Committee.
  • Omar Dajani presented "Minoritarian Regimes & Humanitarian Intervention" at the Law & Society Annual Meeting 2013 in Boston, MA on June 2, 2013.
  • Emily Garcia Uhrig taught the course, "Comparative Criminal Procedure in the Americas," in the Summer Pacific McGeorge Inter-American Program from May 25 to June 15, 2013.
  • Ruth Jones presented "Higher, Faster, Stronger, Prettier: Equality and Femininity within the Masculine Paradigm of Olympic Competition" at the Law & Society Annual Meeting 2013 in Boston, MA on June 2, 2013.
  • Thomas J. Leach taught Trial Advocacy to Chinese law students as a guest professor at Wuhan Law School in China from June 24 to July 2, 2013.
  • Stephen McCaffrey presented "An Introduction to Transboundary Water Law" at a conference on Boundaries and Water in Washington, D.C., on June 10, 2013.
  • Mary-Beth Moylan served as a co-chair of the conference planning committee for the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) biennial conference in Milwaukie, WI on June 26, 2013. Moylan will begin service as ALWD's president-elect in August 2013.
  • Rachael Salcido presented "Land Use and Climate Change" at the ABA Young Lawyers Division Meeting in Minneapolis, MN on May 17, 2013.
  • Brian Slocum presented "Pragmatics and Ordinary Meaning" at the 11th Biennial Conference on Forensic Linguistics/Language and Law of the International Association of Forensic Linguists (IAFL) in Mexico City, Mexico on June 26, 2013.
  • Mike Vitiello presented "Integrating Experiential Learning in Traditional Classrooms" at the Institute for Law Teaching and Learning Topeka, KS on June 8, 2013.
  • Cary Bricker presented "Active Listening for Improved Direct Examination at Trial" at the Stetson Education Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills conference in Gulfport, FL on May 22, 2013.
  • Ruth Jones presented "Higher, Faster, Stronger, Prettier: Equality and Femininity within the Masculine Paradigm of Olympic Competition" at the Law & Society Annual Meeting 2013 in Boston, MA on May 31, 2013.
  • Jay Leach presented "Active Listening for Improved Direct Examination at Trial" at the Stetson Education Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills conference in Gulfport, FL on May 22, 2013.
  • Courtney Lee presented "Best Practices in Drafting Conference Proposals and Making Scholarly Presentations" at the Inaugural Association of Academic Support Educators National Conference at William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV in Las Vegas, NV on May 29, 2013.
  • Paul Paton presented "Privilege for Accountants? Costs, Consequences and a Comparative Perspective" at the ABA National Conference on Professional Responsibility, San Antonio TX on May 31, 2013.
  • Raquel Aldana spoke on a panel on "Multilingual Legal Education: Driving Forces and Instructional Objectives" at the Multilingual Legal Education: Theory and Pedagogy conference at American University Washington College of Law on April 10, 2013. She also organized the conference.
  • Ruth Jones presented "Assessment and Legal Education" at the McGeorge Law Review Symposium on April 5, 2013. Her presentation is available online.
  • Brian Landsberg presented his paper, "Lee vs. Macon County Board of Education: A Case Study in Constitutional Enforcement, Separation of Powers, and Federalism," at the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) conference in Chicago, IL on April 12, 2013.
  • Mary-Beth Moylan has been elected to the executive board position of President-Elect for the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) for the 2013-2014 academic year. She will be President of ALWD in 2014-2015, and serve as Immediate Past President in 2015-2016.
  • Michael Vitiello moderated a panel on "Colorado and Washington Initiatives - Implementation, Enforcement, and Federalism" at the Oregon Law Review Symposium on April 19, 2013.
  • Jarrod Wongspoke on a panel on "Uncommon Remedies in International Dispute Resolution" at the American Society of International Law 2013 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on April 4, 2013.
    • Wong presented his paper, "Moral Damages in International Law," to law faculty at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law on April 22, 2013.
  • Anne Bloom presented "Plastic Injuries," at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture and the Humanities, in London on March 23, 2013.
  • Linda Carter taught a week-long course to a group of 40 lawyers from around the world on the impact of civil law and common law approaches in the development of procedures in the international criminal tribunals, in the LL.M. in International Criminal Justice offered by the University of Turin and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) in Turin, Italy from March 18 through March 22, 2013.
  • Franklin Gevurtz participated in both halves of a two-part look at securities and transnational litigation undertaken as a joint venture of the Global Center and the new Max Planck Institute, Luxembourg. Gevurtz organized and directed the first part, consisting of a day-long examination of "Transnational Securities and Regulatory Litigation in the Aftermath of Morrison v. National Australia Bank," which was held at McGeorge on March 1, 2013, and which attracted leading scholars on the subject. Gevurtz led off the March 1 symposium with a presentation entitled "The Aftermath of Morrison: Issues Presented." Brian Landsberg moderated the panel discussion, "Extraterritoriality of U.S. Laws after Morrison," and Paul Paton moderated the panel discussion, "Transnational securities enforcement after Morrison." Winifred H.A.M. van den Muijsenbergh, chair of the Pacific McGeorge International Advisory Board, discussed "Recent developments in The Netherlands." The second part of the event, which was held in Luxembourg on March 25, was organized by the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg and dealt with "Collective Actions and Investors' Protection: European Developments and Perspectives," Gevurtz closed the Luxembourg session with a presentation entitled "The U.S. Perspective," which focused on what Europeans can learn from U.S. experience with securities class actions.
  • Thomas J. Leach directed the 7th National Ethics Trial Competition (NETC) hosted March 14 through 16, 2013, by the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law at the Robert T. Matsui U.S. Courthouse in Sacramento. Cary Bricker co-directed the competition.
  • Hether Macfarlane presented "Learning How Civil Law Students Reason to Help Them Reason Differently," on March 22 at the 2013 Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference.
  • Linda Carter spoke on "The Relationship between the International Criminal Court and National Jurisdictions" at a program on international law sponsored by the International Law Institute — African Centre for Legal Excellence on Jan. 28, 2013, in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
  • Franklin Gevurtz organized and directed an on-campus Global Center symposium, "Transnational Securities and Regulatory Litigation in the Aftermath of Morrison v. National Australia Bank," held March 1, 2013, which attracted leading scholars on the subject from around the world. Gevurtz led off the conference with a presentation entitled "The Aftermath of Morrison: Issues Presented." Brian Landsberg moderated the panel discussion, "Extraterritoriality of U.S. Laws after Morrison," and Paul Paton moderated the panel discussion, "Transnational securities enforcement after Morrison." Winifred H.A.M. van den Muijsenbergh, chair of the Pacific McGeorge International Advisory Board, discussed "Recent developments in The Netherlands."
  • Ruth Jones, a member of the executive committee of the AALS Section on Teaching Methods, selected speakers and organized the section's program at the AALS Convention in New Orleans. She also moderated the panel discussion, "Sharing Methods and Materials for Collaborative Teaching Methods." In addition, Jones served as a mentor for the Women in Legal Education Speed Mentoring event.
  • Michael Malloy made multiple contributions to the Eighth International Conference on Contracts, held Feb. 22-23, 2013, at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in Fort Worth, Texas. He served as moderator of a panel examining "Frontiers of Doctrine" on the first day. The following day, he organized, moderated and was a discussant on a panel, "Mixing the Brew, Stirring the Pot: Is There a Law of Contracts without Statutes?"
  • Stephen McCaffrey served as the Principal Reviewer of the REPORT OF THE ROSENBERG INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON TRANSBOUNDARY RELATIONS IN THE MACKENZIE RIVER BASIN, which will be released in March 2013.
  • Jarrod Wong moderated a panel on empirical research on bilateral investment treaties at the 2013 Santa Clara Journal of International Law Symposium on the Law and Politics of Foreign Investment, held at Santa Clara Law School on Feb. 1-2, 2013.
  • Michael Colatrelladiscussed the increased need for law schools to partner with public institutions to mitigate the decrease in affordable public legal services on Jan. 5, 2013, at the Pacific McGeorge Breakfast for Advocacy, Dispute Resolution, and Clinical Law Faculties at the AALS Convention in New Orleans.
    • Colatrella spoke on "The Psychology of Ethical Dilemma: How Good Lawyers Can Make Bad Ethical Choices" on Jan. 26, 2013, at the on-campus McGeorge Alumni Association MCLE Program.
  • Frank Gevurtz was a panelist on a presidential workshop on "Innovating to Globalize the Curriculum in U.S. Law Schools" at a concurrent session of the AALS Convention that included remarks from Raquel Aldana. At the annual Pacific McGeorge International Programs Breakfast on Jan. 6, 2013, he moderated a discussion on "Everything You Wish You Had Said During Yesterday's Workshop on Globalizing the Curriculum." He also was a commentator on a discussion of "Outcomes, Measures and Assessment in International Legal Exchanges" sponsored by another section.
  • Ruth Jones, a member of the executive committee of the AALS Section on Teaching Methods, selected speakers and organized the section's program at the AALS Convention in New Orleans. She also moderated the panel discussion, "Sharing Methods and Materials for Collaborative Teaching Methods." In addition, Jones served as a mentor for the Women in Legal Education Speed Mentoring event.
  • Courtney Lee gave a presentation, "Assess Me Once, Shame on You: Creating and Assessing a Continuum of Support for At-Risk Law Students," for the Section on Academic Support's Program at the AALS Convention in New Orleans. She was elected to the section's governing board and named co-editor of the section's publication, The Learning Curve and confirmed to a second year on the Section on Balance in Legal Education board, and will serve as the liaison between her two sections.
  • Larry Levine spoke on LGBT issues at a symposium, "Restatement Of …," sponsored by Brooklyn Law School, and the American Law Institute on Jan, 25, 2013, in Brooklyn, NY. An article based on his remarks and those of his co-presenter, Professor Courtney Joslin of UC Davis School of Law, will be published in a future issue of the Brooklyn Law Review.
    • Levine spoke about the LGBT cases pending before the United States Supreme Court on Jan 28, 2013, to students and faculty at the Brooklyn Law School.
  • Michael Malloy was one of the organizers of a roundtable session sponsored by the Society of Socio-Economists, held in conjunction with the AALS Convention on Jan. 4, 2013, in New Orleans. He spoke on the past quarter-century of banking regulation and delivered a paper on "Executive Compensation Regulation," at a panel on corporate parenthood and governance.
  • Francis J. Mootz III was a panelist on a Section on Women in Legal Education program, and former dean and now professor Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker moderated the Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on Global Engagement's "listening session" at the AALS Convention in New Orleans.
  • John Myers made several presentations at the San Diego International Conference on Child Abuse and Family Violence, which was held Jan. 28-29, 2013, in San Diego. His topics included key 2012 abuse court cases, recent relevant developments in the medical and psychological literature, and proof of harm inflicted by parental abuse He also was co-presenter on the topic of "Legal Ethics in the Criminal Justice System: An Oxymoron? Why Do Lawyers Act that Way?"
  • John Sprankling accepted a January invitation to join the LexisNexis Law School Advisory Board, which consists of nine professors from law schools across the country and provides advice to LexisNexis on issues relating to law school publications.
  • Michael Vitiello spoke on the conflict between federal and state law at a smoking-hot topic program, "What Happens When 'Legalize It' Moves from Slogan to State Law?," on Jan. 4, 2013, at the AALS Convention in New Orleans.
  • Jarrod Wong co-chaired the 2013 Winter Forum Conference of the Institute of the Transnational Arbitration from Jan. 24-25 in Miami, Florida. He assisted a committee that selected two papers out of 60 submitted for presentation and organized a 2012 year-in-review focused on significant arbitral events and a forum that discussed topical ideas and concerns in international arbitration.
  • Melissa Brown testified as an expert witness on California workers' compensation law for the National Football League Players Association at an arbitration hearing in federal court on Nov. 16, 2012, in Philadelphia. The NFLPA seeks to allow injured players and former players to file workers' comp claims in states where they have played games other than their primary employment residence.
  • Hether Macfarlane and Stephanie Thompson presented at the Legal Writing Institute One-Day Workshop on Dec. 7, 2012, at UC Berkeley School of Law. Thompson spoke on "Addressing Everyday Ethical Issues," and Macfarlane presented on "Internationalizing the Legal Research and Writing Curriculum."
  • Michael Malloy delivered a lecture, "Institutional Organization of Bank Supervision — Reform in the U.S.," at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies on Dec. 7, 2012, at Queen Mary University in London, England.
  • Francis J. Mootz III spoke about Pacific McGeorge and the future of legal education on Dec. 13, 2012, to the Point West Rotary in Sacramento.
  • Mary-Beth Moylan taught a two-week Legal English course to undergraduate students at the University of Salzburg from Nov. 26-Dec. 6, 2012.
  • John Myers spoke on "Making and Meeting Objections; Expert Psychological Evidence of Child Sexual Abuse" on Dec. 13, 2012, in a Sacramento appearance sponsored by local law firms representing parents in juvenile court dependency cases.
  • Paul Patonspoke at the "Future of Law Conference" celebrating the 100th anniversary of the University of Saskatchewan College of Law on Nov. 2, 2012, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
    • Paton was a keynote speaker for an ethics symposium, "Point/Counterpoint: The Law is a Business/The Law is a Profession," sponsored by the North Carolina Bar Association on Dec. 7, 2012, in Raleigh, N.C.
    • Paton spoke at a two-session workshop, "Practical Ethics: Real Problems, Real Solutions," sponsored by the Law Society of Manitoba on Dec. 10, 2012, in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
    • Paton was the keynote speaker for the Advocates' Society ethics workshop, "Practical Ethics," on Dec. 11, 2012, in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Jarrod Wong presented a paper, "The Misapprehension of Moral Damages in Investor-State Arbitration" at the American Society of International Law International Economic Law Interest Group's biennial meeting on Nov. 30, 2012, in Washington, D.C. The conference, "Re-Conceptualizing International Economic Law: Bridging the Public/Private Divide," was held at the George Washington School of Law and co-sponsored by the Federal Trade Commission.
  • Raquel Aldana spoke about the political climate in Latin America that has spawned consideration of the legalization of drugs at a symposium, "Exploding Prison Population and Drug Offenses," on Nov. 9, 2012, at Valparaiso University Law School in Valparaiso, Indiana.
  • Linda Carter was a panelist on the subject of "Imagining Future Directions of the Court" at a conference, "The International Court at Ten," on Nov. 12, 2012, at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis.
  • Julie Davies and Larry Levine presented papers on the U.S. Civil Justice system at an international conference on tort law on Nov. 16, 2012, at the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina. Levine also spoke on the American torts system on Nov. 19 at a meeting of the Buenos Aires Bar Association.
  • Emily Garcia Uhrig and Pauline Nguyen were on a panel that discussed "Gideon v. Wainwright: The Next Fifty Years" on Nov. 8, 2012, at an on-campus forum. UC Davis professor Leticia Saucedo moderated the panel after an introduction by Brian Landsberg.
  • Leslie Jacobs and Paul Paton took part in the Seventh Annual Fall Ethics Symposium, "Ethics in Biology and Medicine," sponsored by the Center for Practical and Professional Ethics on Oct. 29, 2012, at California State University, Sacramento. Leslie was a panelist and Paton served as a co-moderator in a discussion of the "Ethical Dimensions of the Affordable Care Act/Health and Human Services Contraception Controversy."
  • Amy Landers was a commentator on a panel discussing agency reform at a conference on "Solutions to the Software Patent Problem" on Nov. 16, 2012, at the Santa Clara Law High Tech Law Institute.
  • Brian Landsberg and Mary-Beth Moylan presented on the Global Lawyering Skills program and other Pacific McGeorge experiential programs at the first National Symposium on Experiential Education in Law on Oct. 27, 2012, at Northeastern University School of Law in Boston.
  • Courtney Lee was a co-organizer and speaker at the inaugural conference of the West Coast Consortium of Academic Support Professionals on Nov. 2, 2012, at Pacific McGeorge. She spoke on "Best Practices: Drafting Proposals and Making Scholarly Presentations."
  • Steve McCaffreygave the luncheon keynote on Nov. 10, 2012, at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law's 45th Annual Sutton Colloquium in International Law, "Approaching the Limits of Growth in the 21st Century: Sustainable Development vs. Sustainability." He spoke on "Sustainability and Sovereignty in the 21st Century."
    • McCaffrey gave full-day lectures on International Environmental Law in the United Nations Regional Course on International Law for the Asia Region to officials from the foreign and justice ministries of a more than a dozen countries from Nov. 29-30, 2012, in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Mary-Beth Moylanspoke about the November general election ballot questions and the law school's California Initiative Review on Oct. 15, 2012 to the Downtown Sacramento Rotary.
    • Moylan organized and participated in a CIR student author presentation to the Citrus Heights Chapter of the American Association of University Women on Oct. 23, 2012, in Orangevale.
  • John Myers spoke on "Making and Meeting Objections" at a conference sponsored by the Northern California Chapter of the National Association of Counsel for Children on Nov. 26, 2012, in San Francisco.
  • Elizabeth Rindskopf Parkerchaired a panel on "Translating Legal Advice into Policy — How It Actually Happens" at the 3rd Annual Seminar on Teaching Law and National Security on Sept. 14, 2012, at Syracuse University.
    • Parker was one of two committee members who spoke at the annual conference of the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security on Nov. 30, 2012, in Washington, D.C.
  • Vince Pastorino conducted a daylong training session for 60 hearing offices at the California Public Parking Association's annual conference on Nov. 13, 2012, in Costa Mesa.
  • Gregory Weber spoke about changes to California water laws in the past year at a CLE state water law conference on Oct. 24, 2012, in San Francisco.
  • Raquel Aldana spoke on the benefits of educating American law students abroad at a symposium, "Building Global Professionalism," sponsored by the Drexel Law Review and the International Law and Human Rights Society on Oct. 12, 2012, in Philadelphia.
  • Fred Galves' book, Genesis Reloaded: Questioning a Literal Interpretation of the Bible, has been published by Dog Ear Publishing. The 466-page paperback gives an analytical look at the teachings of the Bible and examines the origins of many of its famous passages.
  • Larry Levine spoke on a panel at the Society of American Law Teachers' "Teaching Workshop on Combating Homonormativity" in the Classroom on Oct. 3, 2012, in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Levine made two appearances on Oct. 6, 2012, at American University's Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. He was a panelist in a discussion on the role of international and comparative perspectives in the study of law. He later did an informal faculty colloquium on his recent McGeorge Law Review symposium piece on Justice Kennedy and the struggle for gay marriage equality.
  • Levine was a panelist on a post-viewing discussion of the movie "8," which was based on transcripts from Proposition 8 federal court case, on Oct. 27, 2012, in Sacramento.
  • Michael Malloy has been named to the editorial board of Frontiers of Legal Research, a Canadian Academy of Oriental and Occidental Culture bimonthly publication whose mission is to advance legal developments in Canadian, European and international jurisprudence.
  • Malloy spoke on a panel discussing the "UNECE Policy Framework for Sustainable Real Estate Markets" during a UN Symposium organized by the International Real Estate Federation, U.S. Chapter, on Oct. 19, 2012, in New York City.
  • Steve McCaffrey gave the keynote address, "An International Law Perspective on Groundwater," at the 2012 Dividing the Waters Conference on Oct. 18, 2012, in Davis. The theme of this year's event sponsored by the National Judicial College was "Making the Connection: Surface and Groundwater."
  • Mary-Beth Moylan organized and emceed the on-campus California Initiative Review Forum analyzing the propositions on the November general election ballot on Oct.23, 2012.
  • John Myers spoke on legal issues in child abuse and neglect at a conference, "Medical Response to Child Abuse and Neglect," sponsored by Stanford School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics on Oct. 12, 2012, in Stanford.
  • Myers spoke on positive developments in the prosecution of child abuse at Penn State's inaugural Child Sexual Abuse Conference, "Traumatic Impact, Prevention, and Intervention," on Oct. 29, 2012, in University Park, Pa.
  • Blake Nordahl, Raquel Aldana and Dorothy Landsberg organized and directed an on-campus program with the assistance of students, staff and alumni attorneys that helped 135 people apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals immigration status. The Oct. 20, 2012 was the culmination of four preliminary workshops in which the three participated.
  • Paul Paton discussed the divergence in international rules on outside ownership of law firms as the keynote speaker at the annual awards dinner of the Wisconsin Law Foundation on Oct. 2, 2012, in Milwaukee.
  • Jarrod Wong taught international commercial arbitration as part of a class, "Legal Essentials of Legal Practice for Public and Private Sector Advocates," from Oct. 21-27, 2012, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The seminar for legal professionals was sponsored by the Uganda-based International Law Institute African Centre for Legal Excellence.
  • Anne Bloom presented a paper, "The Radiating Effects of Torts," at the 19th Annual Clifford Symposium on April 26 at DePaul University in Chicago. The paper will be published in a forthcoming volume of the DePaul Law Review.
  • Anne Bloom presented, "Plastic Injuries," a paper on the law's approach to injuries stemming from plastic surgery, at the annual meeting of the Law and Society Association on June 5 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Gretchen Franz presented "Bring the Audience to Life: Create a Cast of Characters for your Students to Address in Their Writing Assignments." on June 1 at the Legal Writing Institute 15th Biennial Conference in Palm Desert.
  • Emily Garcia Uhrig presented on "Reconciling Right to Counsel Jurisprudence with the " 'Infinite Habeas' Dilemmas," at the annual meeting of the Law and Society Association on June 7 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Ruth Jones presented on "Institutional Inference with the Criminal Prosecution of Clinic Abuse" at the annual meeting of the Law and Society Association on June 6 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Jay Leach was a panelist at Stetson University College of Law's annual conference on "Educating Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills," on May 14 in Gulfport, Fla.
  • Courtney Lee gave a poster presentation on "The Marriage of Academic Support and Legal Research and Writing: Creating a Productive and Efficient Relationship" on May 30 at the Legal Writing Institute 15th Biennial Conference in Palm Desert.
  • Courtney Lee was a panelist on the subject of "Integrating Academic Assistance with the Casebook Classroom" at the Law School Admission Council's academic assistance training workshop on June 14 at the University of Denver.
  • Courtney Lee presented on "Transitioning from Mission Impossible to Mission Accomplished: Tools to Increase Variety and Efficiency in Assessment" at the Institute for Teaching and Learning Summer Conference on June 26 at Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, Wash.
  • Larry Levine presented on "Teaching: Preparation and Methods," at a plenary session of the 30th Annual 2012 AALS Workshop for New Law Teachers on June 22 in Washington, D.C. He was also a small group discussion leader at the three-day conference.
  • Hether Macfarlane presented as part of a panel on "Publishing Your Global Skills Legal Writing Text" on May 31 at the Legal Writing Institute 15th Biennial Conference in Palm Desert.
  • Steve McCaffrey gave the opening talk, "The History and Content of the UN Watercourses Convention" at a conference, "The 1997 UN Watercourses Convention: What Relevance in the 21st Century," on June 5 at the University of Dundee in Scotland. He was also the dinner speaker on June 7 at the conference's gala dinner.
  • Steve spoke on "The Future of the Columbia River Treaty" at a Columbia River Treaty bilateral university workshop on June 28 at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Mary-Beth Moylan was part of a panel on "Transnational and International Legal Issues in Legal Writing" on June 1 at the Legal Writing Institute 15th Biennial Conference in Palm Desert.
  • Paul Paton was one of three panelists for a three-hour presentation on the work of the ABA Ethics 20/20 Commission at the National Conference on Professional Responsibility on June 1 in Boston on June 1.
  • Paul Paton was a keynote speaker for the Annual Meeting of the State Bar of North Dakota on June 15 in Grand Forks, North Dakota. He spoke on the ethics commission's work and the future challenges facing the legal practice. In addition, he and the chief justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court were panelists for a Q&A session on the commission's work.
  • Brian Slocum presented on "Linguistics and Authorial Intent" at the annual meeting of the Law and Society Association on June 8 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • John Sprankling spoke on "Recent Developments in Real Property Law" before the Real Property Law Section of the State Bar on May 5 at its annual retreat at Lake Tahoe.
  • Michael Vitiello was a panelist at the Sierra College Capital Punishment Forum hosted by the junior college's political science club on April 11 in Rocklin.
  • Larry Levine was member of a panel that discussed a new state law that requires inclusion of the contributions of LGBT and physically challenged individuals in public school history courses on May 15 at a Harvey Milk Day forum in Sacramento.
  • Raquel Aldana presented a paper, "Raising the Bar: U.S. Law Schools and U.S. Legal Institutions Leading to Educate Undocumented Law Students," on April 27 at the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Law School Diversity Professionals at Cal Western School of Law in San Diego.
  • Raquel Aldana and Omar Dajani discussed the upcoming presidential election's possible effect on the immigration issue and the possibility of comprehensive reform by the next Congress on April 5 at the University of the Pacific in Stockton.
  • Anne Bloom presented a paper, "The Radiating Effects of Torts," on April 27 at the 18th Annual Clifford Symposium at DePaul University College of Law in Chicago.
  • Linda Carter, Charles Kelso, Larry Levine, Steve McCaffrey and John Sprankling were presenters on April 6 at a symposium on "The Evolution of Justice Kennedy's Jurisprudence." Julie Davies, Brian Landsberg and Michael Vitiello were moderators at the forum sponsored by the McGeorge Law Review. Clark Kelso and Vitiello were among the event organizers.
  • Michael Colatrella was a panelist on the topic of "Lawyer as Conflict Manager" on April 20 at the ABA Dispute Resolution Conference in Washington D.C.
  • Omar Dajani discussed the Patriot Act and the Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project case on April 11 at a forum sponsored by the Davis Peace Coalition in Davis.
  • Omar Dajani spoke on "Palestine and the Arab Spring" at a workshop, "Law, Revolution and Reform in the Arab World" sponsored by Cornell Law School on April 20 in New York City.
  • Amy Landers and Courtney Lee moderated a panel on April 10 at an on-campus forum, "The Evolution of Music Artist to Businessperson," which featured a performance by the Brubeck Fellows.
  • Brian Landsberg spoke on enforcement of laws against race discrimination in the 1960's to the U.S. Attorney's Greater Sacramento Area Task Force Hate Crime on April 17 in Sacramento.
  • Michael Malloy presented a paper, "Negotiating in a Ditch: Institutional Implications of the Sovereign Debt Crisis," on April 27 at a conference on sovereign debt at the University of Connecticut School of Law in Hartford, Connecticut.
  • Mary-Beth Moylan was elected to a three-year term on the Association of Legal Writing Directors governing board on April 1.
  • John Myers was one the plenary speakers on "Child Protection in the 21st Century: Gazing Into the Crystal Ball," at the 18th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect sponsored by the federal Children's Bureau on April 19 in Washington, D.C.
  • John Myers spoke on "Recent Developments Regarding Investigation and Prosecution of Child Abuse" on April 25 at 13th Annual Day for Children Conference sponsored by Madera County Child Abuse Prevention Council.
  • Paul Paton lectured on "Judging Yourself: Judicial Ethics and the Challenge of Implicit Bias" to the National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary Midyear Conference at the National Judicial College in Reno, Nevada, on April 3.
  • Paul Paton presented a paper analyzing responses to a Discussion Draft on Alternative Legal Practice Structures to the American Bar Association's Ethics 20/20 Commission on April 13 in Washington D.C.
  • Paul Paton presented "Contrasting Approaches to Privilege for In-House Counsel: Akzo Nobel and Gucci" and chaired the panel "Managing Privilege Across Borders" for the World Summit of Corporate Counsel on April 14 in Montreal.
  • John Sims, Raquel Aldana, Brian Landsberg spoke on April 18 at an on-campus forum on "Fear and the Constitution" that explored the history of political attacks on the Bill of Rights.
  • Jarrod Wong presented his paper, "Moral Damages in Investor-State Arbitration," on April 26 at the 7th Annual Fordham Law School Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation at King's College in London.